The Economist has recently shunned TV advertising in favour of social channels where it believed it could better target it readers. But with improved TV technology, the brand is moving back to traditional mediums and using its digital learnings to draw people in.
McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook says the brand fell behind in technology and is now having to play catch-up as it looks to use tech to improve the customer experience and boost engagement.
Mondelez is launching a new marketing model that aims to improve the return on investment of its global media spending, placing a big focus on original content and brand partnerships as it looks to fight growing consumer appetite for ad blocking.
Though it’s easy for marketers to be seduced by the short-term wins that come with lower-funnel activities, the evidence is clear: it takes a full-funnel strategy to make it through a downturn unscathed.
New data suggests corporate-NGO partnerships will only increase in importance over the next three years amid the cost of living crisis and war in Ukraine.
With more than half of marketers admitting effectiveness is not a defined role and rarely a priority in their business, are brands thinking clearly about how to properly resource their teams?
More than a fifth of brands have no employees with dedicated responsibility for marketing effectiveness, according to Marketing Week’s exclusive Language of Effectiveness Survey.